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Polyclad Flatworm

Pseudobiceros flowersi

Description:

Oval body slightly tapered posteriorly, with very ruffled margins. The background varies from bright olive green to dark brown or black with a narrow longitudinal median white line, bordered by darker pigment. There are three marginal bands, a wide inner black, then olive green and white at the edge. The ventral side is light green or brown with a white rim. Source: http://polycladida.lifedesks.org/pages/3......

Habitat:

Found under coral rubble in shallow lagoon waters

Notes:

Spotted at a depth of about 5 m during a night dive. Added a video so one can see how graceful it swims :-)

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2 Comments

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 9 years ago

Thanks Mark. Can only be appreciated with the video :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

What an amazing swimming action.

Eric Noora
Spotted by
Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 18, 2012
Submitted on Sep 18, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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